Skip to comments.People with Neanderthal genes are TWICE as likely to develop a life-threatening form of Covid ... here's how you can check if you've got them
Posted on 09/18/2023 6:14:01 PM PDT by Libloather
They used to live in caves, hunt their food and were generally tougher than modern-day humans.
But a new study finds if you have Neanderthal genes, you are twice as likely to develop a life-threatening form of Covid.
DNA from the species that went extinct around 40,000 years ago is associated with autoimmune diseases, type 2 diabetes and prostate cancer.
A team of Italian researchers found people with three Neanderthal gene variations were twice as likely to have severe pneumonia and three times as likely to be hospitalized with a ventilator after contracting the virus.
While the findings were part of an experiment, people can investigate how much Neanderthal DNA they have using commercial ancestry tests.
Neanderthals were a close human ancestor who mysteriously died around 40,000 years ago.
The species lived in Africa with early humans for millennia before moving across to Europe around 300,000 years ago.
They were later joined by humans, who entered Eurasia around 48,000 years ago, and mated, which led to some genes appearing in humans today.
The new study, published in the journal iScience, was led by researchers with the nonprofit Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research.
The team analyzed a sample of nearly 1,200 people in the Bergamo province, home to the pandemic's epicenter in early 2020.
Scientists found that 33 percent of people in Bergamo with the Neanderthal haplotype, a set of DNA variants along a single chromosome that tend to be inherited together, developed severe cases of Covid.
More than 75 percent of the participants were born in the Bergamo province, chosen as the sample region due to the severe cases and deaths associated with Covid.
In March 2020 alone, 670 people died in this city of 120,000 inhabitants and almost 6,000 in the province of the same name...
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If your knuckles drag on the ground, then you’ve got a problem.
So easy to check, a caveman could do it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8aj1AlYvxI
Or if you have one eyebrow over both eyes.
Well, if you were Asian and wanted to target white people in particular, while limiting damage to your own kin... then you would select for a pathogen to target Neanderthal genes , it is what makes such people unique from your own racial group.
Seriously, do people get paid big bucks for research like this?
More evidence it was engineered.
ME .....NO .....LIke,UGH
Thats a “unibrow”
It’s the Daily Fail.
The story is dumbed down.
There is Neanderthal DNA in every haplogroup including Europeans and Asians. Denisovon DNA in Pacifica Islanders. Basically everone except Africans.
Yup, there’s definitely at least one Neanderthal in the senate and one in the White House. For starters. We’ll talk about the media and H-wood later.
“Not everyone has this variant – it is most common among people of South Asian ethnicity, of whom around 50 percent have it.
This difference may contribute to the differences in severity of Covid-19 that have been observed between different populations.
It is less common in Europe, where about 16 percent of people carry it.
Bangladesh has the highest number of carriers at 63 percent.”
So, of the number of people who died in Europe of Covid, how many had grandparents born in Europe? How many were, ahem, refugees or migrant workers?
I know the Chinese had garment factories in Italy, In addition to employing Chinese, were the lowest level jobs filled by Bangladeshis?
That is clearly a Neanderthal from ancient times.
” This indicates that the two interbred with each other when they met outside Africa about 55,000 years ago. As a result, everyone today whose ancestors lived outside Africa at that time has inherited a small but significant amount of Neanderthal DNA, which makes up about 2% of their genomes.”
Twice nothing is still nothing.
Reeks of BS.
They have known about this for 50,000 years and are just telling us now???? Did DoJ decree that this was to be sealed for 50,000 years?
I believe that is a Pithecanthropus in the White House.
Blacks don’t have Neanderthalism, but they caught it at twice the rate per capita than whites, who supposedly have Neanderthal blood.
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